If I stayed here with you… Things just couldn’t be the same

Posted on Thursday, August 16, 2018

I have a theory that longevity in senior positions brings better results. Yes, the truly incompetent should be removed as quickly as possible but by the time someone is considered to be a candidate to be CEO or Minister of Communications they should be at least functional at their position. With politicians this is especially […]

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Tweet(s) of the Week July 21 to 27 2012 Tale of Two Giants

Posted on Wednesday, August 01, 2012

#AMX results whipsawed by foreign exchange movements both in operations & US$1.2B Forex loss ow.ly/cxFdI #TEF reports tough but solid results. LA leads and Europe drags. Slight overall growth and better margins. ow.ly/cvRox Full Disclosure: I left Comcel as President in December of 2001 having spent 13 months working for America Movil. Since I left, I have on occasion […]

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Tweet of the Week July 1 to July 7 2012 What happens if you call an auction and nobody comes?

Posted on Monday, July 09, 2012

Colombia delays 4G ‪#spectrum‬ auction to Sept. Hopes to attract new players. So does everyone. Few achieve this. Incumbency counts. It’s tragic really. Governments consistently say they want to attract new players to Latin American spectrum auctions. It rarely happens. The last truly new player to enter via auction was probably VTR in Chile a few years […]

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Moving M-Money into the big leagues in Latin America

Posted on Tuesday, May 08, 2012

I can’t say that I feel an overwhelming need to get rid of my wallet. For one thing it has a  number of identity cards  like my “cedula”, my driver’s license and my healthcare card that no one yet in the Colombian market has talked about migrating to my cell phone. And although no one […]

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